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DATE:
 February 21, 2020
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
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EAST AMHERST/CLARENCE TO RECEIVE TOTALLY RENOVATED TOPS
Ribbon Cutting to Unveil Major Ceiling to Floor Renovations

Williamsville, N.Y. – Today Tops is proud to announce a major $3 million dollar renovation project is complete at its store located at 9660 Transit Rd., in East Amherst, NY. This marks the eighth renovation for the supermarket chain over the past year and is part of its $40 million dollar capital improvement plan.

Tops Friendly Markets will cut the ribbon on this impressive 65,000 square foot store on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 11:00 am. The re-opening celebration will feature special deals, giveaways, samplings, and gifts for shoppers. The store will be open from 6am to midnight seven days a week.

Almost everything in the store has been touched and updated from new exterior paint with decorative awnings and a stone facade, energy efficient equipment, digital menu screens, and LED lighting, to a whole new interior décor giving the store a refreshed and warm appearance.

From the moment you walk through the doors, you will notice an expansion of Tops’ deli and carry out café areas and a brand new SPoT Café with ample seating where customers can connect to free Wi-Fi, enjoy a delicious cup of coffee or tea before shopping, or catch up with a friend.

We have so much to offer our customers,” said Michelle Marcilliot, store manager for this Tops Transit/North French location. “From our expanded Mediterranean bar and fresh prepared grab and go meals, to imported and domestic specialty cheeses, dips and spreads, to marinated ready to cook fresh meats and sides, there is convenience, value, and variety in every aisle.”

As you continue your visit, you’ll feel the freshness in the expanded produce area featuring a fresh prep cut fruit and vegetable station. Tops partnership with over 200 local growers, includes several of our neighbor’s right here in Western New York, bringing the freshest local produce straight from the farm to your table. Tops prides itself on carefully selecting, inspecting, and ensuring your produce arrives at the peak of perfection. Tops is also a proud supporter of product grown by New York State farmers who adhere to the New York State Grown and Certified program’s requirements, which includes verification of safe food handling practices and participation in environmental sustainability programs.

The newly remodeled bakery now offers a wider selection of detailed custom cakes and confections for weddings and special occasions as well as an expanded assortment of freshly baked breads and pastries. Throughout the store, shoppers will also see an increase of antibiotic-free meat, plant based options, fresh on-site sushi, and sustainable seafood selections, along with a wider selection of natural and organic and gluten-free offerings conveniently integrated throughout the main aisles that offer shoppers healthier options.

To stay hydrated there is an expanded section of the store dedicated to waters, seltzers, and sparkling waters, including many imported varieties, which are on trend. Love local beer? Tops took to heart the surge in supporting local breweries and enhanced not only the selection of local favorites, but their overall offerings in Tops Brew Market.

The stores remodel also includes the Pharmacy now with a new waiting area which provides a wide variety of services to the community seven days a week. Tops is committed to making it easy for you to get every healthy thing you need in one quick stop and offers a number of immunizations including flu shots, is an authorized administer of the Department of Motor Vehicles' Vision test, provides low prescription prices with the GoodRx app, and accepts over 3,000 insurance plans!

An added bonus for shoppers is the newly updated fuel site conveniently located on the property which was also part of the remodel. As customers shop at Tops, they’ll earn points toward fuel savings! Ready to fill up? Just scan your TOPS BonusPlus® card at the pump and watch your gas price drop! You’ll save 10¢ per gallon for every 100 GasPoints you redeem at a Tops Gas Station. With so many ways to earn, it’s easy to save 30, 40, 50 cents, even a dollar a gallon!

Tops shoppers can also save time by utilizing Tops Grocery Pick-up and Delivery services. With fast, online ordering, get your favorite items and the best deals in town that you love delivered from our store to your door in as little as an hour. Customers can visit TopsMarkets.com/Instacart and enter their zip code to get started. # # # Tops Markets, LLC is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 159 full-service supermarkets with five additional franchise stores and is the largest private, for-profit employer in Western New York. As a leading grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and western Vermont, and with the support of 14,000 associates, our core mission is to help our communities flourish. We support programs that seek to eradicate hunger and disease; promote the education of our youth; and to ensure we reduce environmental waste and energy consumption while providing our customers with sustainably sourced, high quality products. For more information, visit www.topsmarkets.com

 

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